Houston Middle School won fourth-place at the weekend Science Olympiad state competition in Socorro – the top finish for a public school in the middle school division.
In the meantime, Hobbs High School’s Rushi Mankad and Crystian Massengill won first-place in the high school division’s Anatomy and Physiology category.
Neither HHS nor the Freshman High School – which compete in the same high school category against one another – finished in the top five. But the schools had some individual top-five winners. Below is a list:
Hobbs High School – Rushi Mankad and Crystian Massengill, first, Anatomy and Physiology; Crystian Massengill, Alison Horton and Breanna Ellison, third, Experimental Design; Crystian Massengill, third, MagLev; Hayley Teague, Greg Brooks and Chaz Schoonover, third place; water quality.
Freshman High School – Steven Teague and Abigail Woody, third, Boomilever; Blake Moore and Sagar Patel, third, GeoLogic Mapping; Steven Teague and Samuel Hafer, second, Mission Possible; Ashton Ebert and Amy Vejil, second, Write It Do It.
Houston Middle School – Mia Zebas and Kunai Mankad, fourth, Anatomy; Jackson Driskill and Colby Coleman, fourth, Meteorology; Zakaya Benge and Shaye Smith, fifth, Metric Mastery; Caroline Jarrett and Erin Hines, third, Simple Machines; Shaye Smith and Jackson Driskill, fourth, Sounds of Music; Morgan Shaw and Mia Zebas, third, Water Quality.